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From Trent to Vatican IIHistorical and Theological Investigations$
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Raymond F. Bulman and Frederick J. Parrella

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195178067

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2006

DOI: 10.1093/0195178068.001.0001

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From the Council of Trent to “Tridentinism”

From the Council of Trent to “Tridentinism”

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(p.19) 2 From the Council of Trent to “Tridentinism”
Source:
From Trent to Vatican II
Author(s):

Giuseppe Alberigo

, Emily Michelson
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0195178068.003.0002

This chapter describes the emergence of the system called “Tridentinism” following the Council of Trent. The Council incorporated, redefined, and updated the norms of the previous centuries to such an extent that it became preferable to view these norms through the lens of the Council's decrees. The body of Tridentine decrees increasingly edged all previous sources out of ecclesiastical use. Thus, it became obligatory to refer to Trent for solutions to every problem that arose, doctrinal or institutional. As a result, post-Tridentine Catholicism gradually took on a uniformity that nobody would have dared to think possible during the acute phase of the Protestant schism. This “Tridentinism” even managed to penetrate, in important ways, certain parts of the Protestant world.

Keywords:   Council of Trent, Tridentinism, Roman Catholic Church, church reform, pluralism

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